Dr. Wayne Dyer, in memory of passing on Aug 30

Wayne Dyer passed away Aug 30th. It seemed like a random day and a tragic loss for so many of us. But as we were preparing his obituary and information for the press release about his passing we were going through I Can See Clearly Now, his memoir for information to share about his life: we noticed that August 30th was in fact a very important date in Wayne’s life. August 30, 1974 was, in fact, what Wayne considered the most important day of his life. It was the day that Wayne went to the … [Read more...]

Suraiya Gangaram, Seeking Support for Children!

The Toronto Star reports: 'There were flowers outside the door of Suraiya Gangaram’s Danzig St. townhouse on Mother’s Day: pink roses, yellow tulips, a white daisy. But these were flowers of mourning, not celebration. Police say the mother of three was stabbed to death in her Scarborough home by an ex-boyfriend on Friday. Officers identified the 31-year-old victim on Sunday, as police charged Lascelles Allen, 51, with first-degree murder. “It was despicable and incredibly cowardly, in … [Read more...]

World Malaria Day, April 25

On April 25th people across the globe take part in a wide range of activities to mark World Malaria Day. For half the world every day is malaria day - a day to keep up the fight against this killer disease. This website is a communication and advocacy platform for civil society north and south to showcase your work , share resources , engage in dialogue, contribute views, ideas and events to mobilise the world against malaria. Key Facts In 2013, there were 198 million cases, and 584 000 … [Read more...]

Celebrating Chinese New Year, Feb 19, 2015

Chinese Spring Festival, also called Lunar New Year, has more than 4,000 years of history. Being one of the traditional Chinese festivals, it is the grandest and the most important festival for Chinese people. It is also the time for the whole families to get together, which is similar with Christmas Day to the westerners. Originating during the Shang Dynasty (about 17th - 11th century BC), Spring Festival, which celebrates family reunion, is full of rich and colorful activities, and … [Read more...]

Sisters Under Siege, Women ~ Your Support Required!

The Women and Children of Iraq Are Under Siege "I am against war, since war means destruction, hurt and ruin. Nobody should like war especially when all the great powers of the world gang up against one country in an unequal war and try to destroy all signs of progress and make the country go back to the middle ages. People are starving to death and inflation is murder. Missiles and bombs do not think, they hit and explode-whether you are military or civilian, sick or well, old or young, men … [Read more...]

Maya Angelou passes on at 86

Maya Angelou -- one of America's most famous poets -- died last night in a Winston-Salem, North Carolina hospital while recovering from a mystery sickness. Angelou was recovering from an "unexpected ailment" that sent her to the hospital. She died with family by her side. In a Facebook post yesterday, she said doctors had advised her not to travel ... forcing her to cancel a planned trip to Houston ... where Maya was to be honored Friday with the Beacon of Life Award at Major League … [Read more...]

Giving Up My To-Do List and Finding My Life

Last April, just after dinner, Brian sat me down on the couch and said something that was the equivalent of the heart-stopping phrase, “We have to talk.” I remember this sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach, followed by the thought, “Oh no, what have I done?” With the passing of my sister, Debbie, in February, we had both been through several brutal months, trying our best to survive as she slipped away from us. Neither one of us were getting much sleep, both of us deep in our … [Read more...]

Lost a Loved One to Breast Cancer?

How to Support a Friend Who Lost a Loved One to Breast Cancer After learning about a friend or co-worker who has lost someone from breast cancer, it's natural to feel emotionally paralyzed. You're unsure about what to say, how to react, or whether or not you should even offer help for the family. Find your role in the process in the following ways. Grieving & Mourning If you've never had to face the death of a loved one who suffered from a prolonged illness, you may not … [Read more...]

Married of Not, You Should Read This…‏a Must!

When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I've got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn't know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. 'I want a divorce'. I raised the topic calmly. She didn't seem to be annoyed by my words, instead she asked me softly, 'Why'? I avoided her question. This made her angry. She threw away the chopsticks and shouted at … [Read more...]

International Widow’s Day – JUNE 23

Plight of Widows and their Children Around the World Many people may not know anything about the discrimination against and degradation of widows. It had never been addressed by governments or the UN on a global scale; it had simply been swept under the carpet.  In 2009 The Loomba Foundation commissioned a report to be researched and written on the plight of widows around the world. The Widows Research Report is a comprehensive study of every facet and factor concerning widowhood; it … [Read more...]

FATHERS ACROSS CULTURES – FUND RAISING DINNER & SHOW – June 15

Rev. Sky Starr lives in the Jane/Finch corridor, a troubled neighbourhood that sees frequent gang-related shootings and stabbings. Rev. Starr recognized that violence has left her community in a constant state of grief--so she got trained in grief counselling. Her goal is to help heal her neighbours and friends, because she says, "there's a need, so I serve. It is in me." In 2007, Starr started Out of Bounds, a grief support organization that has so far helped over 5,000 people deal with … [Read more...]

‘Reincarnation’ as a pseudoscientific study, Ian Stevenson

REINCARNATION is Real or Not - Does it really matter?   Reincarnation research is a branch of parapsychology. Psychiatrist Ian Stevenson, from the University of Virginia, investigated many reports of young children who claimed to remember a past life. He conducted more than 2,500 case studies over a period of 40 years and published twelve books, including: 1] Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation and 2] Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect. Stevenson retired in … [Read more...]

Re-Branding Self – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Re-build, Re-Vitalize, and Re-Gain YOU = Re-Branding Self !!!   Finally, it’s all over. Hopefully, you have your life to yourself and you can look forward to the future ahead of you. However, depending on your particular story of disappointment, divorce, or failure, it may not be that easy or clear-cut. Your relationship may have ended, your divorce may be final on paper, you lost your favorite job, you lost a child. Your experiences of perceived failures might be in the past, but … [Read more...]

Maternal Health, Dr. Temmerman talks to Beng Poblete-Enriquez about her priorities

Dr. Marleen Temmerman, head of the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at the World Health Organization in Geneva, joined the agency late last year because she believes it can play a very prominent role in meeting the unmet needs of so many women in the area of reproductive health and services. Dr. Temmerman talks to Beng Poblete-Enriquez about her priorities and recalls an early experience in Kenya where a 15 year-old pregnant girl died in her arms from a ruptured … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – The Value of Life

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